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PNS Daily Newscast - September 18, 2020 

A federal judge slams the brakes on U.S. Postal Service changes nationwide; and we take you to the state 'out front' for clean elections.

2020Talks - September 18, 2020 

Trump slams the 1619 project on Constitution Day, and Pennsylvania's Supreme Court makes some election changes.

Archive: December 24, 2008

Boston, MA – More than 1,100 calls in one week - and counting. Record numbers of Bay Staters are ringing out the old year with calls to the Health Care for All Helpline with questions about state health coverage. The Helpline is part of the state law mandating insurance, and Helpline manager ...Read More

Madison, WI - The economic meltdown means that a lot of Wisconsin nonprofit organizations are hurting this holiday season. Mike McCabe, director of the Wisconsin Democracy Campaign, said many nonprofit and charitable organizations depend on seasonal good will for a large portion of their proceeds. ...Read More

Lansing, MI - The holiday season is a hectic and busy one, and can lead to great expectations - that sometimes lead in turn to a big letdown. Dr. Jim Dillon is director of psychiatric and mental services for the Michigan Department of Community Health. He says that, during the holidays, moods ca ...Read More

Des Moines, IA – Many responsible developers in Iowa build projects that protect natural resources while revitalizing towns, cities and neighborhoods for future generations. The group 1,000 Friends of Iowa has recognized the efforts of six such developers for accomplishments in 2008. The pr ...Read More

Frankfort, KY – A leading children's advocate is calling for a Christmas prayer for Kentucky, and the nation, to end poverty. The prayer request comes from Children's Defense Fund President Marian Wright Edelman, who says it's time to raise a "mighty voice" to reset what she calls the "greed ...Read More

Vermillion, SD - It pays 10 dollars and hour and up, with work close to home and a schedule that's flexible. If you like the job specs, you're invited to apply for a temporary part-time position counting heads for the 2010 census. Every 10 years, thousands of census takers are needed to count the ...Read More

Olympia, WA – Washington's largest state employees' union is suing Governor Chris Gregoire and State Budget Director Victor Moore, alleging unfair labor practices. Its members say they're shocked that the governor's new budget proposal for 2009-2011 does not include money for the pay increases ...Read More

Casper, WY – Going "old school" in the New Year is the cause of the Alliance for Historic Wyoming. The group has been analyzing historic school buildings across the state, and interviewing community members, to see which buildings are worth saving in 2009. Alliance board member Mary Humstone ...Read More

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